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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Kaihangarau Take Pūkaha

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Mechanical engineering technicians assist with the design, building and maintenance of machines, such as air-conditioning systems, heating and ventilation units and power plants. They also develop manufacturing quality control systems by studying and improving the mechanical processes and machinery on production lines.


Graduate mechanical engineer technicians usually earn

$40K-$45K per year

Mechanical engineering technicians with over four years' experience usually earn

$60K-$80K per year

Job opportunities

The chances of getting a job as a mechanical engineering technician are good due to increasing demand for their services.
A mechanical engineering technician holding a clipboard explains a machine to two other technicans

Mechanical engineering technicians help with the design, building and maintenance of various machines

Last updated 4 September 2018